Server 2012r2 Group Policy Editing

We recently moved a client to Terminal Services on 2012r2.  There is a Global Policy on the DC named 'LockDown'.  Inside this policy there is a Folder Redirection policy.  I need to disable only the Folder Redirection part of the policy but leave the rest of the policy enabled.  Is this possible and if so, how can this bee accomplished?

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Bradley BishopAssociate Product DeveloperCommented:
Hello Aando,

This is a bit of a difficult question to answer with out knowing a bit more. but the short answer is yes it can be done.

Go to the group policy editor and and edit the policy. The path you are looking for is User Coonfiguration > Policies > Windows Settings > folder Redirections.

Now if this is already in effect and you are trying to get rid of it you first will have to set the target location to = "redirect to the local userprofile location" and that will start saving things to the normal spots.

The kicker is this will not copy the users stuff to this folder. So if you have users that have been using these locations for some time and have files saved when you change this it will all be gone for them. One way to get around this would be to map the old locations and network drives and send a communication to the users telling them to move all their stuff to the new places.


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